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rape of a 14-year-old girl. i'm kim dacey. >> the controversy continues but his story has changed. the latest from herman cain. i am kate amara in washington. >> your morning commute could cause you a bit more starting today. details on the tall like. -- toll like. >> no freezing temperatures this morning. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> i am lisa robinson. thank you for joining us this morning. >> it was so cold the night before.
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we're a mile. western counties are starting off chilly. -- we are mild. million the 40's from baltimore ease. we have the wind light out of the northwest. some clouds in this guide should be clearing out as we head towards the afternoon -- some clouds in the sky. upper 50's for baltimore today. we may see warmer weather into the seven-day forecast. that is the latest on the weather. >> good morning. we have one problem in chester on route 18 at pine creek road because of downed wires. take casselberry not road as alternate. that is the only issue -- take castle marina road. no promise to report on 295. a smooth ride on the north side.
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everything continues to run smoothly over towards the west side. five minutes on southbound 95 down towards the fort mchenry. five minutes on 895 down towards the harbor tunnel. this is a live view of traffic on the j.f.x. north and southbound traffic flowing without delay. this is the northwest corner, reisterstown road, and we are problem free at the moment. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> a man is behind bars charged with the rape of a 14-year-old girl. >> kim dacey is live at police headquarters with more. we're learning more about the criminal background on the suspect the police caught. >> 22-year-old lucky christopher crosby was already being
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monitored by authorities. he was out of probation and wearing a gps monitoring device. police will not comment just yet as their investigation continues into what happened inside a van parked behind these houses in west baltimore. investigators arrested 22-year- old lucky christopher crosby jr. he is charged with rape and other sex offenses, false imprisonment, and handgun violations. he and four other suspects are accused of a brutal assault. the victim -- a 14-year-old girl. she reported the attack october 23. according to a court charging document, a van similar to this one was on a lot to the rear of the 1500 block of leslie street. the teenager told investigators she was in an unfamiliar area and was lost. she met an unknown black male who offered her a ride. the man also said he had a gun. when she entered the van, she observed two other males who were already inside, then two more men got in the vehicle. the court document indicates
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the victim was brutally assaulted and suffered serious injuries and that the attack happened behind crosby's home. 11 news has learned that crosby was just released from prison in september after serving a five-year sentence for armed robbery and a handgun violation. he was on probation and was wearing a gps ankle bracelet at the time of the attack to monitor his movements. a spokesman for parole and probation says crosby was compliant and had no violations. crosby remains in jail. he was denied bail yesterday. police are still searching for those other suspects. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the government is stepping into up maryland's domestic violence prevention program. governor o'malley presented the award to more than 50 local agencies. the funding will go to law enforcement and victims service
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agencies. >> if your morning commute takes you through a tunnel or over a bridge, be prepared to shell out more cash. that is because of a tall rate increase takes effect this morning. the toll of the four mechanic goes up to $3. -- that is because of a tall increase.eaoll rate those rates will go up again in 2013. >> a man is recovering after a stabbing in crofton. fire crews responded just before 4:30 this morning. no word on a possible motive. one of the mayor's bodyguards is rushed to shock trauma following an accident. this happened on 83 south near the guilford exit.
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the mayor was not inside the suv at the time. a carryout is once again the scene of a deadly shooting. this is on 29th and greenmount. shots were fired. this was the same business where a security guard was shot and killed last year. no word on the identity of the victim. >> an update to some breaking news. owners of the mt. washington tavern said they will rebuild after a fire. it took firefighters caught short hours to get that fire under control. it was almost a funeral like atmosphere when people came by to view the scene on newbury street. investigators have not yet determined what caused the fire. >> he has been leading in the polls but today he is in the middle of a controversy.
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herman cain is denying allegations of sexual harassment. kate amara joins us live with more on that. good morning. >> herman cain says he is being falsely accused and said this is all part of a witch hunt. >> i have never sexually harassed anybody in my life. >> republican presidential candidate herman cain denying allegations of sexual harassment during his tenure at the national restaurant association in the 1990's. as the questions continued, cain's memories conflicted. >> but here's the one incident that i recall as the day has gone on. >> according to a report in politico, the trade group paid at least two female employees to settle the accusations against cain. >> the charge was filed. they did investigate. it was found to be baseless. and yes, there was some sort of settlement or termination, and i don't even know what the contents of that was. >> it is unclear exactly how the cain campaign will be impacted at this point. >> analysts say the allegations
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could drag down cain's rising poll numbers, cause donors to shy away, and give moderate gop voters pause. >> the inability to answer specifically and precisely that he -- that this happened really leaves a question mark as to what's going to happen next. >> according to the a.p., herman cain is spending this day in d.c. no word if he has any public events planned. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. when you had to starbucks, you can also help put someone to work. there would now accept donations of $5 or more to help stimulate job growth. all the nations will go toward loans to firms that can add jobs. starbucks is work with the nonprofit group. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think customers or corporations should be the ones
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investing to stimulate job growth? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 6:09. hillary clinton is cancer in her travel plans. we'll tell you what is keeping her close to home. >> a close call on the runway. who was involved than what went wrong. >> another big bank blanks when it comes to dyfed feebit fees. >> we have been tracking some showers along the eastern shore. how should the kids dress this morning? >> we have some downed wires blocking some lanes in the chester area. we'll get a look at the major roads
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:12, 51 degrees downtown at the inner harbor. a very mild start to the day. that depends on where you are. we had some clouds overnight. you can still see the showers in dorchester county and into ocean city. some areas may start out with some wet roads and some sprinkles have developed just east of baltimore. we are looking for clearing conditions. it depends on where your this
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morning and how it will feel from baltimore. in the 50's in the inner harbor. 45 at the airport. west of the city, the skies were clear overnight, it is pretty chilly. 37 in westminster. keep that in mind. clouts out into the east. the skies are clear out to the west. we have some sunshine in garrett county. this high pressure system will stick around for a couple of days bring us pleasant weather for the first week of november. a new storm system will make its weight and is producing shower is in minnesota. -- a new storm system will make its way. the kids will be starting off mostly in the 40's and it is chilly. maybe some sprinkles out towards the east. the entire area becoming sunny,
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58 degrees in baltimore city. across the state, it depends where you are. 61 in ocean city. ms. 50's into the western mountains. mid 50's.' clearing skies throughout the day. sunshine into tomorrow. 61 into thursday. clouds into the afternoon. a chance for rain as we head into friday. on sunday, we move the clocks back to end daylight saving time. we're looking forward to that. >> good morning. the roads are doing pretty well with one exception in manchester. we have a problem from ires.rday, down w a bridge traffic running
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smoothly. nothing significant on 95 or 97. 59 miles per hour on eastbound 70. a nice start on the northeast side of 95 coming down from the white marsh area, 52 miles per hour. on to the west side, 12 minutes from 795 to 95 on the south side. through ellicott city, speeds running smoothly. 29 at 108, no problems. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. 2 million people along the northeastern seaboard are still without power this morning. more than half the state of connecticut is still in the dark and maybe for as long as a week. 3500 customers in western maryland are still without power.
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an accident sends a nascar team owner to the hospital. the gulfstream aircraft ran off a runway in key west. two people suffered minor injuries. hillary clinton has cancelled this week's trip to london to be with her ailing mother. new details are being given about dorothy rodham's illness. she went on several trips with the first family when bill clinton was president. >> many retailers are thinking about holiday shopping. this year and maybe holidays can get that black friday shopping earlier than last year. stores will be open on at midnight following thanksgiving.
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one store will stay open until 11:00 p.m. that year. the target will open a close at the same times as well. bank of america is facing growing pressure to drop debit card fees. jane king has more. >> growing pressure on bank of america to drop that anoint $5 a month debit card fee. suntrust is eliminating similar fees in response to customer feedback. chase and deviancy have come out against the fees -- chase and bb &t are coming out against the fees. we closed out the month of october with steep losses. moreice over europe's --
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worries over europe's debt crisis. the bloomberg maryland index falling losses for t. rowe price -- following losses for the zero price. you can choose the right bird and learned carving techniques on the butterball hot line. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> if you depend on that caffeine in your coffee to give you a boost, you may be wondering how much caffeine is too much and could be hurting your health. mark tries her best to avoid caffeine. >> -- margaret tries her best to avoid caffeine. >> people drink a lot of coffee.
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>> when it comes to catherine and your heart, moderation is the key -- when it comes to caffeine and your heart, moderation is the key. >> what my surprise is how many ounces are in a cup of coffee. >> this might be told ounces or 16 ounces. 6 ounces of coffee is a normal sized cup. >> what about caffeine in the breasts? >> there may be some breast tenderness that is caused by caffeine in some women and this appears to be related to the time of the month when the blood vessels are prone to be dilated. >> watch out for those added ingredients that can make you gain weight. >> caffeine has no calories.
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plain tea has no calories. when you add sugar, you have some concoction and that may have more calories. onna hamilton, wbal-tv 11 news. >> you can get headaches if you stop drinking cabinet beverages. -- you can get headaches if you stop drinking decaffeinated beverages. >> an accident in harford county. >> the ravens dissect sunday's offense. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have a new problem in forest help on northbound route 1, conowingo road. word of an accident. a deer involved. that is an issue right now as you travel and is still dark
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outside. we still have these downed wires in chester. route 18 is shut down at pine creek road. take casselberry a road as your alternate. 295 in great shape and moving well on southbound 95 through howard county. this is 95. picking up volume on the northeast side. this is a look at the drive times. not to get any delays and that includes 795 coming out of franklin boulevard. this is the harrisburg expressway at york road. southbound traffic still moving well as down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. drivers need to worry about some sprinkles this morning, anywhere from baltimore out to the east. there could be a few wet spots on the roadways. in southern harford county always down to ocean city. western areas of start out with
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sunshine. 51 at the maryland science center. high pressure is building in. that means clear conditions as we head into the afternoon. a bit of a warm-up. we will detail that will come back with the forecast. let's head over into the world of sports. >> football remains as puzzling as it is entertaining. look at the saints. they beat the colts then moves to the rams the next. hard to reconcile always sought on sunday. a fireworks show for the ages in the second half. the turnaround looked unlikely late in the second quarter. this put the ravens in a 21- point hole.
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hard to believe the two have related. ray rice had three touchdowns. kevin kolb is now here's a look at what's coming up next on the "today" show. with an ankle injury -- kevin kolb is now day to day. billy cundiff hit the game- winner. comebacks like that cannot happen without face in the locker room. >> we did not point fingers at one another. we do not blame one another. that is not what a team does. 18 trusts one another. they support one another appeared to have each other's back -- 18 trust one another.
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we have pruitt as a team that that is something we're good at -- we have proven as a team that is something we're good at. >> chargers and chiefs. matt cassel plenty of time to throw. the rookie making the catch. 39-yard touchdown. 10-0 chiefs. charges in field-goal range. philip rivers fumbled the snap. the chiefs recover. this game goes into overtime. ryan succop, 30-yard game winner. she's now tied for first place. tony la russa retires on
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monday. >> thank you. >> 45 degrees on tv hill. a debit accident in salisbury -- a deadly accidents. >> one suspect is arrested in the rape of a 14-year-old girl. >> decision day in the trial of >> decision day in the trial of dr. conrad woman: working in public relations is not for the faint of heart. i love what i do, i enjoy the work, but it's a very hectic pace. ♪ don't want to miss a thing strayer university met my needs in terms of my family, my work/life balance.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning and welcome back to 11 news today. i am lisa robinson. >> i am mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. with the rest of the week stay dry --will the rest of the week stay dry? >> we have a slight chance for some rain in southern harford caton. you may see a sprinkle of this morning. we also have some showers around ocean city. we have clouds east of baltimore. those oblique clearing out. mid 40's today.
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30's in the western suburbs -- those clouds are clearing out. we of better weather on the way for sunday -- we have better weather on the way for sunday. >> baltimore police make the arrest in the rape of a girl. >> kim dacey has details. >> good morning. at the time of the attack, 22- year-old lucky christopher crosby was already being monitored by authorities. he was on probation and wearing a gps device. police will not comment just yet as their investigation continues into what happened inside a van parked behind these houses in west baltimore. investigators arrested 22-year- old lucky christopher crosby jr. he is charged with rape and other sex offenses, false imprisonment, and handgun violations. he and four other suspects are accused of a brutal assault. the victim -- a 14-year-old
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girl. she reported the attack october 23. according to a court charging document, a van similar to this one was on a lot to the rear of the 1500 block of leslie street. the teenager told investigators she was in an unfamiliar area and was lost. she met an unknown black male who offered her a ride. the man also said he had a gun. when she entered the van, she observed two other males who were already inside, then two more men got in the vehicle. the court document indicates the victim was brutally assaulted and suffered serious injuries and that the attack happened behind crosby's home. 11 news has learned that crosby was just released from prison in september after serving a five-year sentence for armed robbery and a handgun violation. he was on probation and was wearing a gps ankle bracelet at the time of the attack to monitor his movements. a spokesman for parole and probation says crosby was compliant and had no violations.
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crosby remains in jail. he was denied bail yesterday. police are still searching for those other suspects. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a driver is planning a sneeze attack for a deadly crash. police say brian evans was driving down eastbound 50 on monday when he suffered a sneeze attack. it was so severe because some to lose control of his fan and hit an oak tree. he suffered six broken ribs but is passenger was killed. evans is charged with negligent driving. one strike and you're out. that is out a councilman wants to hand out parking tickets. a measure tutto any cars that has one outstanding parking ticket is being proposed. if ticketed a second time, a vehicle will be towed. >> two maryland politicians want
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to expand the hero miles program. it allows people to donate miles to thelyer veterans and families. they want the program to extend to hotel stays. >> a crucial day for the doctor charged in the death of michael jackson. dr. conrad murray has until the start of court today to decide whether he will take the stand. >> we will find out whether dr. conrad murray takes the stand in his own defense. the judge yesterday asked murray, are you going to testify ? murray said he did not make up his mind. he has until 8:30 am pacific
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time. there were some fireworks in the courtroom yesterday. paul white was being attacked on cross examination. there was a theory that michael jackson killed himself with an injection of propofol. white was asked about standard of care issues. he talked about michael jackson being found unresponsive yet dr. conrad murray waiting 20 minutes to call 911. >> there is no justification as to what dr. conrad murray did, is there? >> i think he should never called 911 sooner. >> we expect one more witness for the defense after white is finished, that is if dr. conrad murray does not take the stand.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. if you travel, here is what you can expect. we start in harford account with an accident northbound on conowingo road and gibson wrote. watch for delays as you make your way in harford county. -- gibson wrote appeared with a disabled vehicle and not creating much of a delay. in chester, route 18 in shut down at pine creek road because of downed wires. take cassel marina road. when the light is on the west side and falling into place just past 795 down towards liberty. we see what is going on in the cameras. 795 at franklin boulevard. wilson aide to late shortly. this is the curtis street drawbridge. a disabled vehicle is off to the side.
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no delay as a result. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> at least the weather is not a major concern. we have some sprinkles in harford county. the temperatures in the upper 40's and low 50's. the western counties, very chilly to start out the day. these guys will clear out in the east and the west will stay with the sunshine. upper 50's in central maryland. tonight, temperatures dropping down and we to be down to38 degrees with mostly clear skies. 61 on thursday. a new storm system could command by the weekend. we're talking about sunday where we fall back. we gained an hour on sunday as we end daylight saving time. >> 45 degrees on tv hill. a chicago couple is counting on
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the fact that if they buy it, you will come. what plans the half for a piece of hollywood history. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. do you think customers or corporations should be the ones investing to stimulate job growth? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> a zoo showed off a baby orangutan.ta the private population has been decreasing rapidly. is a threat from forest fires and smuggling. >> they bought it and now hope more people will come. the iowa cornfield is under new management. they plan to build a baseball and softball complex. purists need not worry. the field of dreams will stay intact and it will keep the existing staff. 6:41.
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many commuters will pay more on their way to work this morning. >> more trouble for herman cain. i am tracie potts in washington. >> an accident in forest hills. will check for delays. there is one forming on the west side. >> we will check the radar and the seven-day forecast. stay tuned.
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. tolls are going up starting today. the toll at the harbor tunnel goes up the $3. the toll plaza on long 95 in
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cecil can it goes up to $6 -- in cecil county. a jury will decide whether the a trigger man will live or die. walter bishop was convicted in a murder. this moves into the sentencing phase. defense attorneys are pleading for leniency. prosecutor is are seeking the death penalty -- prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. starbucks is accepting donations of $5 or more to help stimulate job growth. starbucks is work in conjunction with a nonprofit group that works with nearly 200 institutions. >> that brings us to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. this morning we asked -- do you think customers or corporations
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should be the ones investing to stimulate job growth? >> we will post more of your answers on the front page of wbaltv.com. >> more trouble for herman cain. on top of recent allegations of sexual harassment, there are no questions about possible illegal contributions to his campaign. >> ♪ it was grace there isn cain said
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a reason that the allegations came to light. >> i have no idea who is on this witch hunt. >> he recalls more details about one of his accusers. a woman said he stood to close with hand gestures that made her uncomfortable. >> in over 40 years of business experience, i have never sexually harassed anyone. >> nbc is confirming at least one employee received 85-figure pay out -- a five-figure payout. >> it would seem to question the fairness or the scope of the investigation. >> cain said he has an investigator about whether a charity gave him $75,000 to
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start this campaign. that is illegal. >> if you're looking for a guy with great teleprompter skills, we have that. he is destroying our economy. >> perry dodges 7% in the latest iowa poll. >> the deadline to got south carolina's ballot is today. in washington, i am tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a few delays starting to fall into place. we have some problems at edmondson avenue. speeds are at 58. not indicating much of a delight. outer loop delays much heavier down towards edmondson. northbound conowingo road, we have an accident. we have a downed wires in chester, route 18 is closed at
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pine creek road. take cassel marina road as your alternate. 14 miles per hour from 795 down to edmondson and back me up traffic on southbound 795. a delay on the north side. 12 minutes getting into the outer loop north east side. this is frederick. we will let you know how that impacts your ride this morning. harrisburg expressway check me out just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. the weather is not causing any major problems for drivers. there have been some sprinkles a long 95 in harford county. most of this is offshore. we have some showers along the eastern shore. this is heading up towards the east. beclouds overnight camping temperatures mild around baltimore. 51 at the inner harbor.
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-- the clouds overnight kept the temperatures mild. 32 in frederick. 37 in westminster. areas west of baltimore, bundled up this morning. the skies are clearing up. we expect clear skies across baltimore county. sunshine for everyone as we head into the afternoon. high pressure is going to build in. this will stick around for the next few days. a new storm system is looming in the northern plains. this will be moving towards the latest week. sunshine today as we get into the afternoon. 58 in central maryland. 61 in ocean city. no problems at the bay. clear skies to not keep our temperatures into the 30's.
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western counties could drop below the freezing mark. we're back into the 50's tomorrow with more sunshine. 61 on thursday and the storm system does move and on friday. we have the chance for showers this weekend. more clouds will build them. we're looking forward to sunday as daylight saving time does and. we gained an hour and i gained an hour of sleep on sunday morning. i'm looking forward to that. >> one down, several more to go. police make an arrest in the rape of a girl but more suspects are still on the loose. kim dacey joins us with the details. >> police will not comment just yet as their investigation continues into the rape of a girl last week. 22-year-old lucky christopher crosby was arrested and is
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facing multiple charges including rape. he and four other suspects are accused in a brutal rape. a girl said she was lost and met a man who said he would offer her a ride. two of the men were inside the van and then two of the man and god in. t in. crosby was recently released from prison. he was on probation and was wearing a gps ankle bracelet at the time of the attack. cosmic remains in jail. police are still searching for those other suspects -- crosby remains in jail. >> here is matt lauer with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. >> good morning. herman cain acknowledges being accused of sexual harassment in the 1990's but denies any
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wrongdoing. new video from the fbi sting that uncovers a russian spy ring in the u.s. carrie fisher will talk about her new book where she talks about using it after shock therapy to deal with depression. kim kardashian filing for divorce. we will have details. we'll ask dr. nancy if this is all a publicity start we get started on a tuesday morning. >> didn't they spend a lot of money on that? >> i'm sure they did. >> we will come back and check the weather and traffic together before you head out to start your day.
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>> we have a few axes. one on southbound 29 in howard county. watch for possible delays. -- we have a few accidents. nothing on the inner loop. we have outer loop delays in place. 33 miles per hour. northbound conowingo road, we have a crash. we still have downed wires on the eastern shore in chester blocking route 18. you can see delays on the west side. this is traffic in the area of 29 at 108. >> no major problems with the
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weather. some sprinkles in ocean city. 58 this afternoon. quiet weather midweek. we talk about our next chance for showers on friday. until then, not bad. >> thank you. fedex is giving you money for the holidays. >> you can find that on comcast 208. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a great day. >> follow breaking news and weather any time at wbaltv.com, and stay connected with us on facebook and twitter.
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